Shahpura, Jaipur

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Shahpura
city
Shahpura is located in Rajasthan
Shahpura
Shahpura
Location in Rajasthan, India
Coordinates: 27°23′23″N 75°57′35″E / 27.389678°N 75.959644°E / 27.389678; 75.959644Coordinates: 27°23′23″N 75°57′35″E / 27.389678°N 75.959644°E / 27.389678; 75.959644
Country  India
State Rajasthan
District Jaipur
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,170
Languages
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 303103
Telephone code 01422
Vehicle registration RJ-32
Website www.motherteresaindia.in

Shahpura is a city and a municipality in Jaipur district in the Indian state of Rajasthan.

Mother Teresa School

History[edit]

Shahpura was the tazimiThikana of Shekhawat Sub clan. It was the head seat (Tikai Thikana) of Shekhawat. Near by Shahpura a great holy temple of God Seetaram and the main sant of Triveni Dham is Shri Narayan Das G Maharaj who learned Sanskrit,Jyotish, Vyakaran,nyay,vedant etc. from Pandit Sadhuram Sharma (Jaswantpura) . Narayan Das G Maharaj got divine knowledge from Shri Bhagwan Das G (The great sant). It is dominated by people of Gurjar, Yadav and Jatclan.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Shahpura had a population of 28,170. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Shahpura has an average literacy rate of 58%, lower than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 71%, and female literacy is 43%. In Shahpura, 17% of the population is under six years of age.

  • Mother Teresa Memorial Public School
  • Baba Bhagwan Das PG College, Chimanpura.

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